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Greiner Name Meaning

nickname for a cantankerous or quarrelsome person, from Middle High German griner ‘squabbler’, ‘quarreler’, an agent derivative of grin ‘loud cry’, ‘shout’. habitational name for someone from a place called Grein (see Grein 2).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Breiner, Reiner, Kreiner, Gmeiner, Trenner, Greiser, Greener, Reiber

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Greiner Family Origin

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Greiner Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Glass Blewer

    17%
  • Not Given

    17%

In 1881, Laborer, Carpenter and Glass Blewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greiner. A less common occupation for the Greiner family was Not Given. The most common Greiner occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Greiner's were Laborers.

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Greiner Historical Records

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Greiner Life Expectancy

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